Jobs Tracker

The following figures reflect data in LST's job outcome database, which culls and reconciles data from a variety of sources. You can read more here.

National Facts & Figures

  • ABA-approved law schools graduated 44,031 J.D. graduates.
  • 52.6% employed in with full-time, long-term legal jobs except solo practitioners (Nat'l Employment Score)
  • 26.3% employed in part-time or short-term jobs, pursuing an additional degree, or unemployed and seeking (Nat'l Under-Employment Score)
  • 4.3% had an unknown status or unknown employment type (Nat'l Unknown Score)
  • 1.1% employed in school-funded jobs
  • 10.6% employed in firms with over 100 attorneys (long-term, full-time jobs only)
  • 2.7% employed as federal clerks (long-term, full-time jobs only)
  • 8.3% employed in government (long-term, full-time jobs only)
  • 4% employed in public interest (long-term, full-time jobs only)

School-Specific Outcomes

 

EmploymentScore? Under-EmploymentScore? UnknownScore? Large FirmScore? Public ServiceScore? Federal ClerkshipRate? School-Funded Rate? Salary Response Score?
Albany Law School 48.7% 34.3% 1.7% 1.7% 8.9% 0.4% 0% 27.5%
American University 35.8% 42.4% 0.9% 8.1% 18.8%* 1.7% 0.4% 47.5%
Appalachian School of Law 28.6% 33% 23.1% 0% 5.5% 0% 0% -
Arizona State University 63.2% 21.4% 1.5% 5% 18.4% 1.5% 0% -
Arizona Summit Law School 33.6% 34.4% 0% 0% 9.2%* 0% 0.8% 32.1%
Ave Maria School of Law 33% 37.5% 13.6% 1.1% 5.7% 1.1% 0% -
Barry University 34.4% 44% 3.3% 1.4% 8.1% 0% 0% -
Baylor University 68.8% 19.1% 3.8% 4.5% 10.2% 1.3% 0% 68.8%
Boston College 68.4% 23.5% 0.7% 26% 15.1% 3.9% 0% 49.5%
Boston University 50.9% 38.5% 0.7% 19.8% 10.6% 1.8% 0% 49.1%
Brigham Young University 50.7% 34.5% 1.4% 10.8% 7.4%* 2.7% 1.4% 36.5%
Brooklyn Law School 47.3% 33.8% 2% 8.4% 14.3% 2.2% 0% 39.6%
California Western School of Law 36.5% 40.4% 13.3% 1.4% 5.6% 0.4% 0% 20%
Campbell University 62.4% 22.6% 0.8% 1.5% 9.8% 1.5% 0% 45.1%
Capital University 36% 14.3% 28.6% 6.3% 12.6% 0% 0% 30.9%
Cardozo-Yeshiva University 50.8% 31.6% 2.1% 11.8% 9.5% 2.9% 0% -
Case Western Reserve University 46.3% 37.8% 5% 12.9% 11.9%* 0.5% 1% 40.3%
Catholic University of America 43.7% 23.4% 1.9% 7.3% 23.8% 1.1% 0% 46.4%
Chapman University 37.9% 37.3% 0.6% 2.8% 5.1% 1.1% 0% 42.9%
Charleston School of Law 50.8% 25.9% 9.3% 1.6% 10.9%* 0.5% 0.5% -
Charlotte School of Law 34% 32% 1% 0% 8.2% 1% 0% -
Chicago-Kent College of Law 48.5% 31% 4.2% 5.4% 7.5%* 0.3% 0.6% 41.9%
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law 44.3% 24.9% 1.1% 10.8% 13% 0.5% 0% 23.8%
Columbia University 94.1% 3.1% 0.7% 61.4% 14.3%* 8.1% 8.3% 93%
Cornell University 76.1% 19.9% 3% 38.8% 10.9% 8% 0% -
Creighton University 56.9% 22.2% 3.9% 1.3% 12.4%* 3.3% 0.7% -
CUNY 36% 47.7% 6.3% 0% 20.7% 3.6% 0% 27%
DePaul University 39.8% 36.7% 10% 3.8% 7.2%* 0.6% 0.6% 44.5%
Drake University 53.5% 23.2% 0% 0.6% 11.6% 1.3% 0% -
Drexel University 42.7% 37.4% 4.6% 4.6% 6.1% 0.8% 0% -
Duke University 82.1% 9.7% 1% 44.9% 8.7%* 11.1% 1.4% 78.7%
Duquesne University 43.7% 30.1% 6.8% 7.3% 7.8% 0.5% 0% -
Elon Law School 50.5% 31.3% 8.1% 1% 8.1% 0% 0% -
Emory University 68.4% 22.2% 0.4% 18.7% 16.9%* 6.7% 11.1% -
Faulkner University 49.5% 23.8% 0% 1% 13.9% 1% 0% -
Florida A&M University 28.3% 15.1% 34.2% 0.7% 13.2% 0% 0% -
Florida Coastal School of Law 34.8% 49.2% 0.7% 1.1% 15.1%* 0.7% 0.4% 26.6%
Florida International University 54.9% 17.9% 0.6% 4.6% 10.4% 0.6% 0% -
Florida State University 66.7% 15.8% 1.1% 6.1% 24.4%* 2.9% 0.7% 54.8%
Fordham University 57.5% 30.1% 1.6% 24.8% 9.8%* 2.3% 0.9% -
George Mason University 58.8% 14.1% 1.2% 7.6% 25.3%* 2.4% 1.2% 68.8%
George Washington University 80.7% 8.3% 1.2% 19.9% 24.3%* 4.6% 15.4% 33%
Georgetown University 62.4% 22.7% 2% 33.5% 18.2%* 3.9% 3% 43.6%
Georgia State University 64.5% 11.3% 2.2% 8.1% 13.4% 2.7% 0% 67.7%
Golden Gate University 18.8% 56.5% 2.1% 1% 5.8%* 0% 0.5% 25.1%
Gonzaga University 53.1% 28.1% 6.3% 1.3% 12.5% 0% 0% 24.4%
Hamline University 48.8% 18.5% 4.4% 1.5% 8.8% 0.5% 0% 51.2%
Harvard University 89.9% 5.5% 0% 48.7% 14.4%* 16.3% 5.7% 94%
Hofstra University 39.7% 37% 8.1% 5.1% 8.1% 0.7% 0% 35%
Howard University 47.1% 25.5% 10.8% 10.8% 21.7% 1.9% 0% 41.4%
Indiana University - Bloomington 59.5% 23.1% 0.5% 13.8% 15.4% 4.6% 0% 37.4%
Indiana University - Indianapolis 52% 20.6% 4% 8.7% 14.3% 1.2% 0% 41.7%
Inter American University - - - - - - - -
John Marshall Law School - Atlanta 28.8% 34.1% 0.8% 0% 9.1% 0% 0% -
John Marshall Law School - Chicago 41.1% 33.2% 3% 2.5% 12.5%* 0% 0.5% -
Lewis and Clark College 42.5% 35.2% 5.2% 2.1% 18% 1.3% 0% 30.9%
Liberty University 28.9% 35.6% 13.3% 0% 13.3%* 0% 2.2% -
Louisiana State University 79.5% 6.8% 4.5% 5.7% 11.4% 4.5% 0% 82.4%
Loyola Marymount University 41.9% 42.4% 0.5% 7.4% 6.7% 2.2% 0% 37.5%
Loyola University Chicago 48.2% 33.1% 0.4% 9.2% 10.4% 1.6% 0% 56.2%
Loyola University New Orleans 43.7% 29% 2.2% 2.2% 13% 2.2% 0% 16.5%
Marquette University 53.9% 19.1% 5.7% 7% 9.1% 0.9% 0% 47.8%
Mercer University 61.5% 23.8% 4.6% 3.1% 14.6%* 3.1% 0.8% 38.5%
Michigan State University 39.9% 30.7% 5.3% 1.4% 11%* 0.4% 2.1% 30.4%
Mississippi College 67.3% 14.5% 0% 2.4% 10.3% 1.2% 0% 22.4%
New England School of Law 29.5% 41.2% 7.1% 1% 10.7% 0.6% 0% 23.4%
New York Law School 35.1% 39% 6.4% 2.1% 10.9%* 0.4% 0.6% 38.6%
New York University 89.3% 3.9% 0.6% 43.1% 24.9%* 10.9% 12% 83%
North Carolina Central University 35.9% 20.6% 7.6% 0% 18.2% 0% 0% 16.5%
Northeastern University 48.9% 39.6% 0.5% 2.2% 20.9% 0% 0% -
Northern Illinois University 51.5% 35.1% 1% 1% 15.5%* 1% 2.1% 49.5%
Northern Kentucky University 35.8% 23.5% 8.4% 3.4% 12.8% 1.7% 0% 50.3%
Northwestern University 76.3% 12.5% 1% 53.3% 4.2% 8% 0% 80.5%
Nova Southeastern University 55.3% 26.8% 0.3% 4.3% 9.9% 0.3% 0% 58.6%
Ohio Northern University 55.7% 27.8% 6.2% 1% 13.4% 1% 0% -
Ohio State University 58% 24.7% 1.3% 14.3% 13.4% 3.9% 0% 45.5%
Oklahoma City University 51.7% 18.8% 1.7% 2.8% 9.7% 0% 0% 55.1%
Pace University 35.6% 38.3% 7.2% 4.5% 11.7%* 0% 0.9% 17.6%
Penn State University 58.1% 30.7% 3.4% 5.6% 9.5% 0.6% 0% 36.9%
Pepperdine University 41.9% 45.9% 2.6% 5.2% 3.9%* 2.6% 1.7% 29.7%
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico - - - - - - - -
Quinnipiac University 33.1% 41.4% 2.3% 0.8% 5.3% 0% 0% -
Regent University 47.5% 34.7% 5.1% 0% 11.9% 0.8% 0% -
Roger Williams University 46.8% 27.2% 12% 0.6% 14.6% 0.6% 0% 28.5%
Rutgers State University - Camden 56.6% 24% 2.5% 4.5% 7.9% 2.9% 0% 52.5%
Rutgers State University - Newark 54.4% 20.2% 4.4% 6.5% 10.1%* 1.2% 0.8% 57.7%
Samford University 59.5% 19.6% 3.4% 9.5% 6.8% 2.7% 0% 58.1%
Santa Clara University 40.9% 26% 2.7% 9.1% 7.8% 0% 0% 18.9%
Seattle University 37.8% 37.1% 1.6% 3.2% 13.7% 1% 0% 28.9%
Seton Hall University 61.4% 18.4% 5.1% 5.5% 5.1% 2.4% 0% 43.3%
South Texas College of Law 59.2% 13.2% 5.5% 2.5% 8.5% 0% 0% 19.2%
Southern Illinois University 51.4% 15.3% 13.5% 2.7% 10.8% 0% 0% 23.4%
Southern Methodist University 61.4% 22.1% 0% 14% 4%* 1.8% 0.7% 64.3%
Southern University Law Center 28.7% 39.2% 0% 0.7% 17.5% 0.7% 0% -
Southwestern Law School 30.9% 28.2% 9.1% 3% 5.7% 0.3% 0% -
St. John's University 46.7% 37.3% 3.6% 8.3% 11.6% 0.7% 0% 33%
St. Louis University 52.2% 22.4% 1.1% 8.8% 16.5% 0% 0% -
St. Mary's University 66.7% 9.6% 0.8% 0.8% 11.2% 1.2% 0% 8.4%
St. Thomas University - Florida 43.9% 33.5% 8.1% 0.9% 9.5%* 0% 0.9% 32.6%
Stanford University 91.1% 3.6% 0% 49.5% 13.5%* 23.4% 1.6% 91.1%
Stetson University 53.4% 23% 4.7% 3.7% 18.3%* 0.6% 0.6% -
Suffolk University 35.9% 34.5% 7.4% 5.6% 11.8% 0.4% 0% -
SUNY Buffalo 49% 26.5% 8.6% 4.9% 10.6% 0.4% 0% -
Syracuse University 49.7% 31.6% 3.6% 5.7% 15% 0.5% 0% 51.8%
Temple University 54.2% 28.8% 0.6% 9.7% 13.2% 3.1% 0% 45.8%
Texas A&M 39.9% 21.5% 17.5% 0.4% 4% 0% 0% 19.7%
Texas Southern University 35% 26.4% 3.1% 0.6% 7.4% 1.2% 0% -
Texas Tech University 60.5% 24.5% 0% 1.5% 14.5%* 1% 0.5% 57%
Thomas Jefferson School of Law 24.2% 54.2% 3.8% 0.8% 5.1% 0% 0% 26.7%
Thomas M Cooley Law School 29.9% 21.7% 26.5% 0.4% 7% 0% 0% 21.7%
Touro College 57.9% 27.6% 2.7% 2.3% 14% 0% 0% -
Tulane University 56.8% 28.2% 4.1% 7.9% 12.4%* 3.7% 0.4% -
University of Akron 50% 18.1% 0% 0.9% 18.1% 0.9% 0% 62.1%
University of Alabama 71.3% 7.9% 1.8% 9.8% 16.5% 8.5% 0% -
University of Arizona 73.4% 15.2% 2.5% 6.3% 18.4% 1.3% 0% 54.4%
University of Arkansas - Fayetteville 58.6% 19.8% 1.7% 0.9% 12.1% 3.4% 0% -
University of Arkansas - Little Rock 60% 15.3% 0.7% 0% 9.3% 1.3% 0% 38%
University of Baltimore 46.3% 28.2% 2.3% 1.3% 14.8% 0.3% 0% 40.6%
University of California - Berkeley 80% 12.3% 0.6% 41.6% 19.4% 9.7% 0% 74.2%
University of California - Davis 55.4% 31.3% 2.6% 11.3% 13.8% 2.1% 0% 51.8%
University of California - Hastings 45.3% 43.1% 2.4% 10.9% 8.8%* 1.9% 0.2% 46%
University of California - Los Angeles 61.3% 30.2% 0.3% 23.5% 10.5%* 4.4% 0.3% 57.8%
University of Chicago 88.2% 3.9% 0% 44.8% 19.7%* 9.4% 11.8% 87.7%
University of Cincinnati 48.3% 26.7% 3.3% 12.5% 19.2% 0% 0% 26.7%
University of Colorado 55.7% 30.1% 1.7% 4.5% 11.4%* 4% 1.7% 56.8%
University of Connecticut 47.5% 22.9% 7.3% 7.8% 11.2% 1.7% 0% 50.8%
University of Dayton 46.8% 29.8% 5.8% 2.9% 10.5% 0% 0% 29.8%
University of Denver 47.4% 31% 1.4% 4.5% 18.1%* 0.7% 0.3% 37.3%
University of Detroit Mercy 34.4% 39.2% 0% 5.7% 5.7% 0.5% 0% -
University of Florida 58.7% 30.3% 1% 11% 13.2%* 3.2% 0.5% 44.7%
University of Georgia 61.2% 27.3% 0% 8.8% 12.8% 7.5% 0% -
University of Hawaii 47.5% 26.7% 3% 0% 10.9% 2% 0% 72.3%
University of Houston 58% 14.6% 1.4% 11.4% 10% 2.1% 0% 58.4%
University of Idaho 50% 33.3% 5.9% 1% 14.7% 0% 0% 29.4%
University of Illinois 50.5% 38.4% 1.6% 13.7% 13.7%* 4.7% 4.2% 53.2%
University of Iowa 65% 20.2% 0.5% 7.7% 20.8% 3.8% 0% 69.4%
University of Kansas 47.6% 29.8% 2.4% 4.8% 14.3%* 0.6% 0.6% 54.8%
University of Kentucky 69.6% 15.6% 0% 6.7% 9.6% 6.7% 0% -
University of La Verne 31.9% 51.7% 0% 1.7% 1.7% 0% 0% 40.5%
University of Louisville 63.4% 9.2% 2.1% 1.4% 23.2%* 3.5% 0.7% 41.5%
University of Maine 41.1% 44.4% 1.1% 1.1% 5.6% 1.1% 0% -
University of Maryland 47.1% 25.6% 1.3% 6.1% 18.2% 3.7% 0% 60.9%
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth 25.5% 41.2% 3.9% 0% 0% 0% 0% -
University of Memphis 55% 15.5% 17.1% 4.7% 11.6%* 3.1% 0.8% 38%
University of Miami 54.5% 28.3% 4.2% 7.8% 10.4%* 0.3% 1.8% -
University of Michigan 75.5% 9.8% 1.3% 34% 18.5%* 10.6% 0.5% 48%
University of Minnesota 58.6% 25.3% 6.1% 12.3% 8% 4.2% 0% 34.5%
University of Mississippi 51.7% 23.2% 12.6% 5.3% 11.3%* 3.3% 0.7% 23.2%
University of Missouri - Columbia 63.8% 20.6% 2.1% 7.1% 17%* 1.4% 2.8% -
University of Missouri - Kansas City 57.1% 25.3% 0% 7.1% 12.3%* 0% 0.6% 56.5%
University of Montana 64.7% 23.5% 2.4% 1.2% 11.8% 2.4% 0% 57.6%
University of Nebraska 60% 17.7% 2.3% 1.5% 16.2%* 1.5% 0.8% 55.4%
University of Nevada - Las Vegas 62.5% 18% 0.8% 1.6% 8.6% 3.1% 0% 63.3%
University of New Hampshire 42.9% 39.5% 0% 6.8% 11.6% 0.7% 0% 36.7%
University of New Mexico 62.1% 16.5% 0% 0% 25.2% 0% 0% 68%
University of North Carolina 67.2% 16.2% 3.2% 13% 16.6%* 4.5% 0.4% 28.3%
University of North Dakota 49.4% 22.2% 2.5% 1.2% 13.6%* 0% 1.2% 56.8%
University of Notre Dame 62.1% 26.8% 1.1% 20% 13.2%* 5.3% 1.1% -
University of Oklahoma 60.1% 12.3% 0% 4.9% 16%* 1.2% 1.2% 75.5%
University of Oregon 38.5% 40.2% 4.6% 1.7% 12.1% 1.7% 0% 23%
University of Pennsylvania 83.9% 8% 0% 58% 6.2%* 9.1% 1.5% 88%
University of Pittsburgh 52.6% 21.7% 6.3% 7.1% 13% 1.6% 0% -
University of Puerto Rico 0% 11.5% 85.7% 0% 0% 0% 0% -
University of Richmond 58.4% 15.7% 0% 7.2% 10.8% 3.6% 0% 41.6%
University of San Diego 45% 38.7% 1.3% 6.9% 6%* 2.5% 0.3% 37.7%
University of San Francisco 33.3% 41.4% 5.9% 4.5% 6.3% 0% 0% 22.5%
University of South Carolina 54.1% 28.8% 6.8% 4.1% 9% 3.2% 0% 41.9%
University of South Dakota 34.5% 45.5% 1.8% 0% 16.4% 0% 0% 25.5%
University of Southern California 63.8% 26.6% 1% 34.3% 5.3% 4.3% 0% 50.7%
University of St. Thomas - Minneapolis 38.8% 29.1% 3% 3.7% 10.4% 0.7% 0% 33.6%
University of Tennessee 56.2% 24.7% 2.7% 3.4% 11.6% 2.1% 0% 51.4%
University of Texas 68.1% 17% 1% 23% 11.8% 7.1% 0% 62%
University of The District of Columbia 16.7% 30.8% 19.2% 0% 16.7% 0% 0% 26.9%
University of the Pacific 41.6% 47.2% 1.3% 2% 11.6% 1.3% 0% 28.1%
University of Toledo 35.7% 39.1% 2.6% 1.7% 8.7%* 0.9% 1.7% 20.9%
University of Tulsa 61.7% 15.8% 2.5% 3.3% 16.7% 0% 0% 33.3%
University of Utah 63.4% 19.4% 0% 4.5% 13.4%* 0.7% 1.5% 67.2%
University of Virginia 94.7% 3.2% 0.3% 37.1% 25.2%* 10.6% 17% 85.9%
University of Washington 51.1% 26.4% 0.5% 13.2% 18.7% 1.6% 0% -
University of Wisconsin 58.7% 18.5% 3.9% 9.8% 26.8% 1.6% 0% 41.7%
University of Wyoming 60.8% 28.4% 0% 0% 13.5% 1.4% 0% 55.4%
Valparaiso University 39.2% 38.1% 6.6% 1.7% 7.2% 0.6% 0% -
Vanderbilt University 73.2% 20.2% 2% 30.3% 9.1% 10.1% 0% 52.5%
Vermont Law School 48.3% 29.3% 3.4% 1.1% 20.7% 1.1% 0% 48.9%
Villanova University 52% 37.3% 0.4% 8.7% 9.5% 2.8% 0% -
Wake Forest University 54.4% 24.1% 7% 10.8% 17.1% 2.5% 0% -
Washburn University 45.1% 32.4% 4.9% 1.4% 14.8% 0% 0% -
Washington and Lee University 55% 31% 2.3% 12.4% 6.2% 7.8% 0% 59.7%
Washington University in St Louis 57.7% 25.6% 0.3% 17.7% 13.6%* 3.8% 0.6% -
Wayne State University 48.3% 33.5% 2% 5.9% 3% 0.5% 0% 21.7%
West Virginia University 65.6% 13.6% 0.8% 12.8% 2.4%* 3.2% 0.8% 48.8%
Western New England College 26.8% 39.2% 6.5% 0% 14.4% 0.7% 0% 32.7%
Western State University 26.7% 38.9% 4.4% 1.1% 4.4% 0% 0% 36.7%
Whittier Law School 17.1% 61% 4.9% 0.8% 1.6% 0% 0% 14.6%
Widener University 43.4% 20.5% 9.6% 0.3% 11.4% 0.3% 0% 13.8%
Willamette University 36.4% 35.7% 0% 0.8% 12.4% 0% 0% 23.3%
William and Mary 54.4% 26% 2% 6.9% 19.6% 7.4% 0% 63.2%
William Mitchell College of Law 39.7% 29.8% 1.1% 2.5% 7.8% 0.7% 0% 48.9%
Yale University 87.8% 6.3% 0.5% 33.2% 16.6%* 33.2% 10.7% 93.7%
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